California (December 19, 2019) – Christopher Vellios, 26, of Indio was killed in a pedestrian accident
in Rancho Mirage, San Diego, on Wednesday evening.
According to a local news source, the accident happened in the area of Highway 111 and Frank Sinatra Drive at about 5:20 p.m. December 18.
The California Highway
Patrol said Vellios was walking in the area and was hit by a vehicle
that was traveling southbound on Highway 111.
pronounced dead at the scene by the Riverside County Coroners Bureau.
The unidentified driver of
the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
No other information was
An investigation into the
accident is ongoing.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.